Pathogen: 
Influenza A virus - IAV^
Species: 
Canine, Equine, Feline, Porcine
Section: 
Molecular
Test: 
Sequencing (hemagglutinin (HA), ~1.7kb)
Standard Fee: 
$110.00
Best Practice Fee: 
$99.00
Days Tested: 
M, Th
Turn-Around: 
up to two business weeks from time of request
Specimen: 
BAL, lungs, nasal swabs, oral fluid, bronchial swabs and virus isolates
Additional Comments: 
USDA surveillance samples may be delayed while the required isolate is obtained. Sample amount: no less than 1mL fluid, 3 grams of tissue Success rate: IAV screening PCR with a ct of 35 or lower for lung, BAL and nasal swab and a ct of 30 or lower for oral fluids is recommended. Cost: IAV HA gene PCR-$35.00 IAV Sequencing and analysis- $75.00 Total cost=$110.00 ^A portion of the sequencing test is performed at the DNA facility which is not ISO/AAVLD accredited, but sequences are analyzed at the VDL
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